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County Administrator, CTAHR, Maui
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Maui County, CTAHR
Kahului, Hawaii
Date Posted:
September 30, 2013
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 14, 2014
Salary Information:
Commensurate with experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately July 2014, subject to position clearance. For best consideration all application materials should be received by February 14, 2014.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Assumes responsibility for and coordinates all CTAHR research, extension, and instruction activities for Maui County.
  2. In conjunction with department chairpersons, develops objectives, priorities and plans for CTAHR research, extension, and instruction programs with emphasis upon the needs of the county.
  3. Participates with CTAHR department chairpersons and cabinet administrators in the development of statewide plans for the development of agricultural industries, commodities and natural and human resources to assure coordination between county and state plans.
  4. Reviews and recommends funding thru departments for annual county plans of work and projects prepared by faculty members in the county based on county plans and priorities.
  5. Monitors and evaluates county programs and prepares reports in accordance with federal, state, University and CTAHR regulations and requirements.
  6. Organizes for CTAHR county staff participation in county projects and community development and improvement activities.
  7. Exercises academic and professional leadership in planning and carrying out program activities based on professional respect and trust and principles of academic responsibility and collegiality. Exercises independent judgment in handling a wide variety of problems involving a highly diverse population of clientele groups and individuals.
  8. Responsible for the operations and maintenance of research stations and extension offices.
  9. Collaborates with the CTAHR Cabinet and other county administrators to assure uniform, statewide policies, procedures, and regulatory compliance.
  10. Responsible for repairs and maintenance of facilities and equipment and recommends CIP projects as necessary.
  11. Hires, supervises and evaluates county staff.
  12. Responsible for custody, allocation and maintenance of budgets, space, equipment, and facilities for all research, extension, and instruction activities in the county.
  13. Assesses all county-based faculty in the promotion and tenure process at the direction of the dean.
  14. Administers applicable fiscal and personnel policies and procedures.
  15. Represents the College in the county and represents county interests in dealings with other units in the College.
  16. Officially represent the College in dealings with the county government, federal and state agencies (including regulatory agencies) located in the county, various advisory groups, industry and community organizations and leaders, and the general public. Maintains an effective working relation with these organizations and individuals.
  17. Serves as a public service leader in the community and interacts with other leadership segments in the county.
  18. Represents county interests in the planning and program activities of the College.
  19. Secures support from the academic departments and other College units in support of county programs and projects.
  20. Secures resources to support county-based programs and projects from extramural sources.
  21. Markets CTAHR programs and activities.
  22. Conducts special projects of importance to the College. These projects may include scholarly work in research, instruction or outreach.
  23. Performs other administrative duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Minimum educational qualification as required by the rank of A4,R4, or S4, attainment of academic rank or have demonstrated comparable professional experience.
  2. Five (5) years of professional experience at the A4, R4, or S4 levels or higher.
  3. Knowledge of research and extension programs at the county level.
  4. Ability to plan and implement programs and projects.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public.
  6. Ability to make independent judgements and decisions.
  7. Ability to provide academic, programmatic and professional leadership.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Previous administrative experience in a university or county governmental setting.
  2. Experience in or knowledge of the county in which position is located.
  3. Proven grants[man]ship ability.
  4. Strong knowledge and experience in the land-grant university system.
  5. Ability to work with diverse groups, clientele, agencies, individuals and stakeholders.

To Apply:
Submit the following to the address listed below: 1) Cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3 ) names and contact information for at least three professional references and 4) official transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts will be required upon hire).
  1. CTAHR Personnel Office
  2. 3050 Maile Way, Gilmore 207
  3. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Heather Greenwood; 808-244-3242;

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